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Mushishi Zoku Shou – Suzu no Shizuku

「鈴の雫」 (Suzu no Shizuku)
“Bell Droplets”

And thus Mushishi ends with the end of an era, perhaps in more ways than one.

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September 6, 2015 at 9:16 am Comments (18)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 20 (END)

「常の樹」 (Tokoshie no Ki)
“Tree of Eternity”

There are few arguments for anime as art as compelling as Mushishi.

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December 21, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments (7)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 19

「泥の草」 (Doro no Kusa)
“Mud Grass”

And here I thought Mushishi couldn’t get much darker.

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December 14, 2014 at 11:20 am Comments (9)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 18

「雷の袂」 (Ikazuchi no Tamoto)
“Lightning’s End”

One can’t expect an episode about storms to be very cheerful.

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December 7, 2014 at 8:07 am Comments (14)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 17

「水碧む」 (Mizu Aomu)
“Azure Waters”

This episode is one to be saved for a rainy day.

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November 30, 2014 at 8:43 am Comments (5)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 16

「壷天の星」 (Koten no Hoshi)
“Sea of Otherworldly Stars”

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are.

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November 24, 2014 at 6:09 am Comments (9)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 15

「光の緒」 (Hikari no O)
“Thread of Light”

This splendid robe, spun from the finest silk, is visible only to the wise.

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November 16, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments (6)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 14

「隠り江」 (Komori e)
“Secluded Cove”

Not every episode of Mushishi can be heart-wrenching drama, but they can still be beautiful.

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November 9, 2014 at 11:07 am Comments (16)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 13

「残り紅」 (Nokori Beni)
“Lingering Crimson”

The past casts a long shadow.

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November 2, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments (18)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 12

「香る闇」 (Kaoru Yami)
“Fragrant Darkness”

Would you live your life again, only for the sake of living your life again?

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October 26, 2014 at 11:23 am Comments (16)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 11

「草の茵」 (Kusa no Shitone)
“Pillow of Grass”

Like an old friend, Mushishi returns to us, along with all its magic.

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October 19, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments (23)

Mushishi Zoku Shou: Tokubetsu-hen – Toge no Michi

「とげ の道 」 (Toge no Michi)
“Road of Thorns”

I knew “Road of Thorns” was going to pack quite the emotional punch, but the anime adaptation certainly didn’t disappoint.

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August 23, 2014 at 5:19 am Comments (13)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 10

「冬の底」 (Fuyunosoko)
“The Heart of Winter”

I don’t know what the future holds for Mushishi, but I know this – if you love great anime, you should be damn grateful that it exists.

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June 20, 2014 at 9:53 pm Comments (22)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 09

「潮わく谷」 (Shio Wakutani)
“Valley of Welling Tides”

I don’t know what I can add to an episode like that, really. That’s what anime perfection looks like.

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June 14, 2014 at 2:33 am Comments (21)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 08

「風巻立つ」 (Kazetatsu)
“Wind Raiser”

There’s an even more elemental quality than usual to Mushishi lately.

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June 7, 2014 at 4:11 am Comments (13)

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